Abstract Illicit drug and alcohol abuse by behavioral health professionals has been overlooked in psychological research. This researcher begins the analysis of substance abuse by behavioral health professionals by determining whether there is a significant difference in reported substance abuse between four categories of behavioral health professionals. The professional categories reviewed are social workers, licensed … Continue reading Substance Abuse in Behavioral Health Professionals
Evolution has shaped our species’ cognitive developmental stages, and therefore the process by which we develop personalities and our core gender identity development. The assumptions I’m making here are that human personality development is a product of our cognitive development, and that our core gender identity is an aspect of human personality. The remaining question … Continue reading Toward a Theory of Gender
"I feel like I'm going to cry.""Good cry or bad cry?""Good cry.""Oh, good then.""I can just feel it. You know, life is so beautiful. It's like how old people's eyes always have that sheen of wetness. Their eyes have seen so much, and it's all there, all that beauty, and there's so much that they're … Continue reading Sunday evening conversations with Seth
Last week I had to change my topic for a semester-long research project in my experimental psychology class. There are two weeks left in the semester. Awesome. (That's a sarcastic "awesome," by the way.)The new topic is how play behaviors contribute to the lifespan development of primates, physically and socially. I'm lucky that I have data gathered from … Continue reading the psychology of primate play
I want this. In miniature, as a ring.With bronze and azurite. How fucking cool would that be?I have no idea who took this picture. If you know, please hook me up with that info. Thanks.
Journal 29 July 2012 Today was a whole lot of awesome, followed by a whole lot of work. This morning we got to see the gorilla skeleton project in action. Shannon McFarland, a primary researcher on that project, gave us a presentation on what and how they’re doing, then we got to see the lab … Continue reading in Rwanda: 29 July 2012, Bones sees bones